Gondolas aren’t just for ski slopes anymore. Ever since the Colombian city of Medellín introduced urban gondolas to its public transportation network in 2004, cities from La Paz, Bolivia, to Ankara, Turkey, have used aerial transit systems for more than mere tourism. As of February, Paris is on its way to joining that list. Rendering … Read more
When Colleen Bubb first started working at a cafe in the West Australian tourist town of Kalbarri, she knew nothing of the treasures hidden beneath its floor. For under the cafe sat a long-forgotten “gem mine” tourist attraction – with thousands of semi-precious stones embedded in the walls. Later, when Mrs Bubb and her husband … Read more
Plans have been given the green light to transform Lake District farmland into tourism and holiday use. The land is part of the agricultural farm complex known as ‘Cornhow’ and is located within the Buttermere Valley, in the Brackenthwaite area. The purpose of the proposed scheme is to help diversify the existing agricultural business and … Read more
The Queen of the Skies was built to meet the growing demand for air travel and was the first jetliner to make international flying affordable. Air India Boeing 747 Renatas Repcinskas/Shutterstock Source: Janet Bednarek The first 747 was built at Boeing’s gigantic assembly plant in Seattle and was delivered to Pan American World Airways in … Read more
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